thought out beforehand; premeditated
Planned or intended beforehand; premeditated: malice aforethought.
- Premeditated; planned ahead of time.
- This was not merely wrong; it was clearly done with malice aforethought.
Unlike most English adjectives, aforethought is a postpositive adjective and immediately follows the noun it modifies.
aforethought - Legal Definition
Considered in advance; deliberate; premeditated. See also malice aforethought.